Charlton v. Kelly

Charlton v. Kelly
Charlton v. Kelly
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Supreme Court of the United States
Argued April 18, 1913
Decided June 10, 1913
Full case name Paul Charlton, as Next Friend of Porter ter Charlton, Appt., v. James J. Kelly, Sheriff of Hudson County, New Jersey, et al.
Citations 229 U.S. 447 (more)
57 L. ed. 1274; 33 Sup. Ct. Rep. 945
Court recognized authority of the executive department to waive a breach of treaty by Italy and to remain bound thereby.
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Charlton v. Kelly, 229 U.S. 447 (1913) is a case pertaining to extradition of a U.S. citizen to Italy. In 1910, Porter Charlton confessed in New York to having murdered his wife in Italy. The Italian vice consul requested Charlton's extradition. Hon. John A. Blair, one of the judges of the Circuit Court of the United States for the district of New Jersey, suspended Charlton's petition for a writ of habeas corpus and a warrant was issued for his arrest. This order for extradition was approved by Secretary of State Philander C. Knox.

Horace Harmon Lurton wrote the majority opinion for the Court.

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